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[texts]War Jobs For Women - United States. Office Of War Information
Serving Uncle Sam 5 In the War Industries 17 In Business and the Professions 34 As Volunteers 41 Digitized by Google books.
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 33
[texts]A longtime Richmond resident from Cherokee County, Texas : oral history transcript / 1992 - Foster, Selena, 1916- . ive

Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Women California Richmond; African American women -- Interviews; Richmond (Calif.) -- History
Downloads: 619
[texts]A World War II journey : from Clarkesdale, Mississippi to Richmond, California, 1942 : oral history transcript / 1992 - Preston, Lucille Marklin, 1915- . ive

Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Women Personal narratives; African American women -- Interviews; Richmond (Calif.) -- History
Downloads: 471
[movies]Woman Power, 1942 - United States. Army Air Forces
"Scope & Content Women manufacture superchargers for airplane motors. Reel 1, new workers report at the plant, are interviewed, assigned jobs, and receive uniforms. Trainees are instructed in the operation of turret lathes and multiple drill presses. Reel 2, women operate milling machines, lathes, grinders, tapping machines, punch presses, and hydraulic presses. Shows superchargers being crated and women's locker room facilities." National Archives Identifier: 38754 As always, any error or typo ...
Keywords: Diesel Motor -- Turbochargers; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945 -- Technology; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 112
[texts]When You Hire Women - United States. Women's Bureau
"Today women -- hundreds of thousands of them -- are at work in war industries. Unafraid of the hard, tedious, and dangerous jobs, they are working in shipyards, in aircraft and instrument factories, in arsenals and steel mills. World War II, with its great influx of women into jobs previously marked 'men only', presents both management and labor with many new and puzzling problems. Employers may benefit by reading of the successful experiences of others in employing women, and the essential ste...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War II: Women; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 96
[movies]The Hidden Army 1944 - United States. War Department
1944 U.S. War Department film #25, The Hidden Army. National Archives description "On U.S. women in war work. Reel 1 dramatizes the Nazi concept of U.S. women as decadent playgirls, unfit for working. Women weld airplanes and landing barges, install wiring in planes, and inspect shells and radio tubes. Reel 2 shows nursery schools and personal services (banking, beauty shops, etc.) established in war plants to ease the burden on working women...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War II; World War II: Homefront; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States
Downloads: 139
[texts]Preserve - Housh, Carter,
Large color poster shows Columbia [symbol for US], on a maroon background, standing and holding a balancing scale; one side has fresh produce, the other four glass canning jars. At her feet is a long line of women.
Keywords: Food Preservation United States Posters; World War, 1939-1945 Women United States Citizen participation Posters; World War, 1939-1945 Food supply United States Posters
Downloads: 19
[movies]Airwoman - Ministry of Information
 Recruiting film for the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force.As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Great Britain; World War II; Great Britain. -- Women's Auxiliary Air Force; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment
Downloads: 90
[texts]Camp Follower - Klaw, Barbara (Van Doren) 1920-
"While the events of this chronicle occurred in the army camp and the town as named in the text and exactly as described, certain of the people who appear are composite portraits of various types encountered. Outside of the principals, no character is based on any one individual." "Note There are many kinds of camp followers in the vicinity of American army camps. There is the stray dog who comes from nowhere to make his home close to an abundant mess hall...
Keywords: WWII; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II
Downloads: 68
[movies]Night Shift, 1942 - United States. Office of War Information
"Shows a normal work night of workers, particularly women, at a British gun factory. Consists mostly of special-effect shots of factory equipment and personnel. The workers dance, sing, and eat lunch at 1:00 a.m. and have tea at 4:00 o'clock." National Archives Identifier:     38643 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Ar...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- Great Britain; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Great Britain; World War II; World War II: Women; Some Of these Days; Firearms
Downloads: 127
[movies]Women Of Steel 1943 - United States. Office of War Information
"All over America women are fighting for Victory in the heavy war industries. Industries where women have never before worked -- this is the inspiring story of they have gone into the steel plants." National Archives description: "On activities at Republic Steel Co. plants. Women work in a metallurgical laboratory, test steel by weighing, move steel from blast furnaces to forges with cranes, weld tank treads and landing barges, operate company locomotives and tractors, load freight cars, and oil...
Keywords: WWII; Republic Steel; Steel Industry -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945 -- Hazardous Occupations -- United States; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
Downloads: 182
[texts]Women's Effective War Work Requires Good Posture - United States. Women's Bureau
"Wise management provides working conditions that will reduce fatigue to a minimum and keep workers as close as possible to peak production throughout the day." Digitized by Central University Libraries, Southern Methodist University http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; Human engineering -- United States; Seating (Furniture) -- United States; Posture -- United States; Women employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States; World War II: Women; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 137
[movies]Training Women For War Productions - United States. National Youth Administration
National Archives description: "The NYA trains girls to sew, to make military and civil defense posters and signs, to prepare food, and to assist in hospital work (feeding and massaging patients, sterilizing instruments, making x-ray pictures, etc.). Women learn to operate machine tools (drill presses, lathes, etc) in an airplane plant, to weld sheet metal, to solder and drill radio parts, and to inspect finished work...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War II: Homefront; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American
Downloads: 146
[texts]WAAC Recruitment Brochure - Department of the Army
Recruiting brochure for the U.S. Army Axillary Women's Corps. Has a publication number "LX-41-RPB-5-13-42-125M."
Keywords: United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; WWII; WAC; WAAC; World War II: Women; US Army; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 113
[audio]California Working Women in the 1940s
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Labor Archives program featuring Sherna Gluck and noted writer Tillie Olsen discussing changing work life of women due to WWII.Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Women--Employment--United States--History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States--History; World War, 1939-1945--War work--United States; Labor Archives and Research Center
Downloads: 3
[texts]Cadet Nurse Corps 1943-1948 And Other Federal Nurse Training Programs - United States. Public Health Service
Public Health Service publication, no. 38.  contents page 1. Why the Corps? 1 2. First Federal Aid 7 3. Creation of the Corps 13 4. Charting a Program 20 5. Recruiting Nurses 26 6. The Cadet Nurse 34 7. Accelerated Training 40 8. The Education of Nurses 46 9. Housing and Health 52 10. School Cost 56 11. Postgraduate Programs 61 12. Headquarters 65 13. The Nurse in World War II 71 14. An End and a Beginning 77 Appendix A 83 Appendix B 96 Digitized by Google.
Keywords: WWII; Nursing -- Study and teaching -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Cadet Nurse Corps; World War II; Public Health Service Publication; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States
Downloads: 2
[movies]100,000,000 Women - Soviet War News Film Agency
"[Soviet] women railroading, farming, teaching, nursing, and fighting in the places and beside Russian men ... all out, all ages, against the Nazis."As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: WWII; World War II: Women; Великая Отечественная Война; Great Patriotic War; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Soviet Union; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front
Downloads: 176
[audio]Speech On Equal Pay And Women's Contribution To The War Effort, 02/22/1942 - Department of the Interior. Office of the Secretary
"This sound recording captures a speech by Mary Anderson, Director of the Labor Women's Bureau, on American and British women's contribution to the war effort. She discussed women's pre - war difficulties getting into industry, their usefulness once employed, and the types of jobs women took. Anderson also urged equal wages for women in war plants."National Archives Identifier:     1772533
Keywords: WWII; Old Time Radio; World War, 1939-1945; OTR; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States
Downloads: 34
[texts]G.I. Jane Writes Home From Overseas - United States. Army. Women's Army Corps
G.I. Jane Writes Home From Overseas. 1944 WAC recruitment brochure. " WHAT THE FUTURE HOLDS FOR EVERY Wac A share in the honor and glory ... a deep rich taste of the fruits of victory. A dream of service fulfilled. A tremendous pride in a job well done. The eternal respect and gratitude of the Army of the United States . . . and of all America. A new poise. A new wisdom. A new understanding. A new grasp of world problems, and new skills with which to work for everlasting peace, A new ability to ...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Recruiting, Enlistment, etc; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Women
Downloads: 54
[texts]They Sent Me To Iceland - Goodell, Jane
CONTENTS 1 2 STARTS AND FITS Page 3 3 DIGGING IN Page 28 "hut-nutty" or "saga-gaga"? Page 55 4 COUNTRY OF FROST AND FIRE Page 85 5 MEMBERS OF THE "FRl" Page 107 6 SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS Page 134 7 GOING HOME THE FIRST Page 160 8 PROGRESS Page 184 9 WHITE CHRISTMAS Page 204 10 HAPPY NEW YEAR Page 229 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS THE AUTHOR Frontispiece ICELANDIC SPRINGTIME 8 "an-gels of mer-cy are we" 24 THE HOT STOVE LEAGUE 24 TEMPORARY CENTER 40 THE GENERAL 56 SWEET AND HOT AT THE HOGPEN 72 OUTPOST 88 ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Iceland; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States
Downloads: 13
[texts]WAAC Recruitment Brochure - United States. War Department
Recruiting brochure for the U.S. Army Axillary Women's Corps. Has a publication number "LX-41-RPB-5-13-42-125M."
Keywords: United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; World War II: Women; WAAC; WWII; WAC; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps
Downloads: 57
[texts]Army Nurse Corps Hearings on H.R. 3718 etc - United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
Army Nurse Corps hearings before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R. 3718, a bill to grant military rank to certain members of the Army nurse corps; H.R. 3761, a bill to provide for full military rank for members of the Army nurse corps, dietitians, and physical-therapy aides, and for other purposes; and H.R. 4445, a bill to authorize temporary appointment as officers in the army of the United States of members of the Army...
Keywords: United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; Army Nurse Corps; US Army; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Military Nursing; World War II; United States. Army; Nursing; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps -- History
Downloads: 61
[movies]WAVES In Hawaii Mess Hall, Mall, Dental And Lab Technicians, 06/22/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #14163. National Archives description: "1) LS Waves walk along road & enter bldg.2) MS Waves entering mess hall door sign above 'Ye Old Salad Shoppe'3) LS Waves in line outside of quonset hut post office-SV.4) CU Wave reading letter, others at post office window BG.5) LS Entrance to Wave barracks, SPs on duty, barbed wire stockade at right.6) MS Wave rings bell outside administration building.7) LS-CU Wave hanging dresses on clothes line.8) MS Wave dental technicia...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Navy -- Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Hawaii; United States. -- Naval Reserve -- Women's Reserve; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II: Women
Downloads: 30
[texts]The Army Nurse Vol 01 No 10 - Nursing Division, Office of the Surgeon General, Washington DC
October 1944 issue of The Army Nurse The Cover ...... 2 Physical Therapist Awarded Legion of Merit ... 2 On Reassignment 3 Third Service Command Basic Training Anniversary. 3 A Record of Gallantry 5 Warship Named for Navy Nurse...... 6 Amy Hospitals to Employ Graduate Cadet Nurses 6 The Information and Education Division (For Your Information).. 6 From The Home Front 8 Wrist Watches For Nurses 9 Important Notice.......
Keywords: United States. -- Army Nurse Corps -- History; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War II; Military Nursing; Nursing; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II: Women; Army Nurse Corps; US Army
Downloads: 110
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 27: Women At War & Bread For The Front - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Part 1, women test war equipment at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. They load guns, test tractors and other carriers, operate antiaircraft guns, and work at technical jobs relating to tests. Part 2 demonstrates the Army's mobile field bakery. Ingredients are measured and mixed. Bread is baked and served to troops."National Archives Identifier: 24438 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit fr...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Food Supply; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Women; WWII; World War II; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.)
Downloads: 38
[texts]A wartime journey : from Ottumwa, Iowa to the Richmond shipyards, 1942 : oral history transcript / 1985 - Cathey, Margaret Louise, 1919-

Keywords: Kaiser Shipyards (Richmond, Calif.); Shipyards -- California Richmond; World War, 1939-1945 -- War work California Richmond; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women California Richmond; Industries -- California Richmond History; Richmond (Calif.) -- History; Richmond (Calif.) -- Social life and customs
Downloads: 356
[texts]A Book Of Facts About the WAC - United States. Army. Women's Army Corps
United States Army Women's Army Corps brochure. The book "We, the American women: a documentary history" says it was published in 1944. The brochure has a document number "LB-X-59-RPB-9-12-44-250M."
Keywords: United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; World War II; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; WAC; World War, 1939-1945; US Army; WAAC; WWII; Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995
Downloads: 141
[movies]Since Pearl Harbor - War Activities Committee of the Motion Pictures Industry
Documentary short from 1943 that details the wartime activities of the American Red Cross, thus far. Produced by Paramount / The March of Time for the War Activities Committee of the Motion Pictures Industry. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Hawaii; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941; World War II: Homefront; Military Nursing; World War II: Women; American Red Cross; World War II
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[texts]White Task Force, the Story of the Nurse Corps, United States Navy - United States. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
1945 Navy Nurse Corps brochure. "Our work is as varied as the field of medicine itself. At all Navy hospitals, dispensaries, stations — wherever they are — our activity centers around the PATIENT. We provide all types of nursing care for the men and women of the Navy and their families." From the collection of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Archives.
Keywords: World War II; United States. Navy; Military Nursing; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment; United States. -- Navy Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; United States. -- Navy -- Women
Downloads: 17
[movies]U.S. Army WACs In Australia - United States. Army
Extracted from the U.S. Army film "BISMARCK IS SUNK BY BRITISH FLEET, OFF SAINT-NAZAIRE, FRANCE ; WACS IN AUSTRALIA ; FIRE POWER - US GUNS OPEN UP ON NAZIS IN ITALY, ca. 1941 - ca. 1945" No description at the National Archives but this film shows U.S. Army WACs in Australia during WWII, disembarking, interacting with Australian animals, etc. National Archives Identifier: 15587 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from the...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War II: Women; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Newsreel
Downloads: 76
[texts]The Army Nurse Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service - U.S. Army Center of Military History
The Army Nurse Corps: A Commemoration of World War II Service by Judith Bellafaire Published by U.S. Army Center of Military History and digitized by Google Books.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; US Army; Military Nursing; Army Nurse Corps; World War II: Women; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps
Downloads: 6
[movies]It's Your War Too - United States. War Department
Documentary short about the US Army Women's Army Corps - WAC - and their role in winning the war. Includes animation from the Walt Disney Studios. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; Fort Oglethorpe (Ga.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; WAC; World War II: Women; WAAC; Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995; World War, 1939-1945; Walt Disney; WWII
Downloads: 1,348
[texts]The Drainpipe Diary - Cates, Tressa R.
The Drainpipe Diary by Tressa R. Cates. Life in the Santo Tomas POW camp in the Philippines as a prisoner of the Japanese. It was republished later as Infamous Santo Tomás. Digitized by Google Books. Foreword "Today from our home in the Santa Barbara foothills, my eyes take in a scene of wondrous serenity. The velvet green of carefully tended lawns, complemented by low and rambling pastel-colored houses...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines); World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Santo Tomas; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
Downloads: 158
[texts]Women Pilots With The AAF, 1941-1944 - United States. Army Air Forces. Historical Office
"The Army Air Corps considered the possibility of using women pilots as early as June 1940, but it was not until September 1942 that their service began. The program came to an end in December 1944 by which time there was no longer a shortage of male pilots. This study describes the adoption of the program, the training of women pilots, the uses made of them, and the attempt to incorporate them into the Amy...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II: Women; Army Air Forces historical studies; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States
Downloads: 21
[texts]Why women cry : or, Wenches with wrenches - Hawes, Elizabeth, 1903-1971

Keywords: Women -- Employment United States History 20th century; Women -- United States Social conditions; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women United States; Women aircraft industry employees -- United States; Women -- United States Psychology
Downloads: 879
[movies]WWII Basic Training - USAHEC
A series of WWII-era shorts about basic training: white soldiers, Army nurses, black soldiers & WAACS. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II; Army Nurse Corps; World War II: Women; WWII; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps
Downloads: 1,745
[movies]Giornale Luce No 2: Fascist Itay Newsreel - Istituto Luce
Listed in National Archives as "Inspection of hospital, super-microscope, Russian front and home front, 1943"National Archives  description: 1) CU Man hitting punching bag. 2) MCU Man recuperating in sun (SV). 3) MCU Men playing cards at table. 4) MCU Men playing chess. 5) CU Expressions during game. 6) MCU Laboratory technicians looking through microscope and preparing slides. 7) VG Electric microscope and photographs taken with it (SV)...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front; Giornale Luce; Newsreel; Fascism -- Italy; Великая Отечественная Война; Great Patriotic War; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Italy
Downloads: 135
[texts]CMH Pub 11-8 The Women's Army Corps - Treadwell, Mattie E.
CMH Pub 11-8 The Women's Army Corps by Mattie E. Treadwell. First published 1954.GPO Number: 008-029-00084-9"The experience of female soldiers both at home and overseas as their new Corps struggled against tradition and administrative hurdles."Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: Special Studies; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 199
[movies]No Exceptions - 20th Century Fox
Kind of a weird film made by 20th Century Fox for the OWI. Shows simulated aerial bombardment of an American town, in a "don't act like an ass and your town won't be bombed" sort of way. National Archives description: "Compares the 'war records' of community-minded women on the home front with those of selfish women who refuse to assist the war effort. Some roll bandages, aid in nursery school operation, hostess at U.S.O...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II: Women; Civil Defense -- United States; World War II: Homefront; Rationing -- United States
Downloads: 125
[movies]U.S. News Review, Issue No. 5 - United States. Office of War Information
1943 U.S. News Review Issue No. 5"Newsreel contains stories about Veronica Lake getting her hair cut to promote worker safety, how absence from factory jobs can affect soldiers, how women going to war is affecting the care of children, British planes bomb Bremen, a sing-along version of the Army Air Corps song."As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Lake, Veronica, 1922-1973; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States; Women employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Employment -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, British; World War II: Women; Veronica Lake; World War II; Accidents, Occupational -- Prevention & Control -- United States; Child Care -- United States
Downloads: 139
[audio]Helene Powell oral history - Kendall, Lucille
Description: Sound recording of Lucille Kendall's 1976-1977 interview with African American labor activist Helene Powell covering her involvement with the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU), Local 6, in San Francisco as a steward and member of the Legislative Committee and Executive Board. The interview also covers Powell's appointment as the ILWU's International Representative to Los Angeles in 1943...
Keywords: californialightandsound; African American college students--California--Berkeley; Employee rights; Equal pay for equal work--United States; Race discrimination--United States; Sex discrimination in employment--United States; Strikes and lockouts--California; Women labor leaders--California; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union; International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 6 (San Francisco, Calif.); University of California, Berkeley--Students--Political Activity
Downloads: 13
[audio]Faith Craig Petric oral history
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Activist and folk singer; describes her social work with poor and migrant farm workers, 1930s and 1940s; her time as a shipfitter during World War II; her longtime affiliations with the I.W.W., the California State Employees Association, the San Francisco Folk Music Club, and the Freedom Song Network; her career as a folk singer; and her life as a single mother, feminist, and committed leftist...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Agricultural laborers--California--1930-1940; Folk singers--California--San Francisco Bay Area--Interviews; Migrant labor--California--1930-1940; World War, 1939-1945--Women--California; California State Employees' Association; Industrial Workers of the World; San Francisco Folk Music Club; San Francisco Bay Area
Downloads: 5
[movies]1943 Giornale Luce #2 - Istituto Luce
Naval Photographic Center film #10398 National Archives description: "1) CU Man hitting punching bag. 2) MCU Man recuperating in sun (SV). 3) MCU Men playing cards at table. 4) MCU Men playing chess. 5) CU Expressions during game. 6) MCU Laboratory technicians looking through microscope and preparing slides. 7) VG Electric microscope and photographs taken with it (SV). 8) CU Technician preparing slide to be photographed (SV)...
Keywords: Giornale Luce; World War, 1939-1945 -- Italy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; Великая Отечественная Война; World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Italy; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Soviet Union
Downloads: 39
[texts]Women Were Not Expected - Peto, Marjorie, 1904-
"INTRODUCTION: To the nurses who served with me in the European Theater of Operations during World War II, this volume is reminiscently and affectionately dedicated. Presbyterian Hospital, of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City, inaugurated a Unit which formed the nucleus of an organization which became the 2nd General Hospital, U.S. Army. A formal and complete record of its military and professional activities, from activation on January 31, 1942, to demobilization on Octobe...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. -- Army -- General Hospital, 2nd; World War, 1939-1945; Military Nursing; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- United States
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[movies]Ex-POW Nurses Interviewed In Honolulu, 1945 (Color No Sound) - United States. Army
Ex-POW nurses from the Philippines get their hair done in Honolulu. National Archives Identifier: 78607 Description from National Archives: "1) MS Red-headed nurse, wearing towel saying U.S.N., has hair combed in beauty parlor at Pearl Harbor. NOTE: This is one of the nurses liberated in the Philippines. 2) MS Hawaiian girl shampoos hair of Navy nurse. 3) CU Nurse as her hair is shampooed. 4) MS Nurse making up before mirror, shooting toward reflection in mirror...
Keywords: WWII; Army Nurse Corps; Navy Nurse Corps; WWII In Color; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, Japanese; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Angels of Corregidor; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; United States. -- Navy Nurse Corps
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[movies]First U.S. Army Nurses Land In Japan - United States. Army
Interview with the first U.S. Army nurses to arrive in Japan. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :)
Keywords: US Army; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps; Japan. -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War II; Army Nurse Corps; World War II: Women; WWII; Military Nursing; World War, 1939-1945; USAHS Marigold; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
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[movies]Allied Drive on in Italy – Planes Smash Foe in Air – 1944 - United News
National Archives Video Transcript for Archival Research Catalog (ARC) Identifier 39010: "Allied Drive on in Italy – Planes Smash Foe in Air – 1944 Text: ALLIED DRIVE ON IN ITALY - PLANES SMASH FOE IN AIR! Narrator: Huge fleets of Allied bombers, protected by umbrellas of fighter planes, continue their all-out offensive upon Nazi war plants in Europe. In one 24-hour period, 22 major rail junctions and scores of airfields from the Netherlands to western Germany felt the force of Allied bombs...
Keywords: WWII; Newsreel; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; Mustang (Fighter Plane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; United States. Cadet Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea
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[texts]CHM Pub 85-1 Highlights in the History of the Army Nurse Corps - Feller, Carolyn M.
CMH Pub 85-1 Highlights in the History of the Army Nurse Corps by Carolyn M. Feller, Debora R. Cox. Chronological highlights (1775-1996) of the history of the United States Army Nurse Corps. Digitized by Google Books.
Keywords: United States. -- Army Nurse Corps -- History; Army Nurse Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women -- United States; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States; United States. Army; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War II: Women; Military Nursing; Nursing; US Army; United States. -- Army Nurse Corps
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[movies]We're In The Army Now - United States. Army
National Archives  description: "On the Womens Army Auxiliary Corps. Reel 1, Gen. Marshall watches Oveta Hobby take the oath of office. Women enter a WAAC recruiting office, fill out applications, take physical examinations, and take the oath. Uniforms are issued and shots are given. Reel 2, WAAC's eat in a mess hall. A sergeant corrects a recruit at drill and demonstrates the salute. Shows a series of various duties and recreation...
Keywords: WWII; Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995; World War II; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; World War, 1939-1945; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; United States. Army; US Army; World War II: Women; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment
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[texts]The Industrial Nurse and the Woman Worker - United States. Women's Bureau
"Madam: I have the honor to transmit a report analyzing both broadly and in detail the widening field of responsibility on the part of the industrial nurse and the vital importance of her being informed as to working conditions, actual and desirable; occupational hazards and accident prevention; plant service and food facilities; the personal problems that lower women's efficiency on the job; and other developments of the war years...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Hazardous Occupations -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States; Women employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States; Child care -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
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